Recently, the Intellectual Property Development Research Center of SIPO issued the "2016 China's IP Development Evaluation Report." The report shows that the country is making steady progress in overall IP development with outstanding achievement in international ranking.
The report shows that in recent years, China continues its improvement in IP creation, application, protection and environment, with the overall IP development index increased from 100 in 2010 to 200.3 in 2016. And China’s position among the 40 major IP countries increased from No. 19 in 2012 to No. 10 in 2015 among; although there is still imbalance, with environment improvements still lagging behind.